Checkout operating harder than it sounds
Checkout operating harder than it sounds

Competitive checkout operating requires speed, accuracy, mental precision and an unshakeable smile. Steve Deane finds it's…

Recipe: Ricotta, salami and basil jacket potatoes
Recipe: Ricotta, salami and basil jacket potatoes

With its crispy skin, fluffy middle and a cheesy filling, the classic jacket potato is the ultimate winter comfort dish.

Kiwi town at risk of losing claim to fame
Kiwi town at risk of losing claim to fame

NZ's self-declared "sausage capital" is in danger of losing its claim to fame after its renowned high street butcher shut…

Wendyl Wants To Know: Less is more in wrap battle
Wendyl Wants To Know: Less is more in wrap battle

On a quest to find store-bought wraps that don't have a strange chemical smell, Wendyl Nissen discovers a good organic alternative…

Food & Drink

Bar review: Tabac, Auckland CBD
Bar review: Tabac, Auckland CBD

Once a favourite late-night haunt, Tabac has undergone a refurbishment to lighten and brighten the back…

video US celebrates National Chicken Wing Day

Americans eat billions of chicken wings every year. Since 1977, the US has celebrated National Chicken Wing Day with events…

Six reasons I hate cafés

Shelley Bridgeman missed the memo about NZ's café culture. She only visits them if she has to. Here are six reasons why…

Ultra-processed food filling aisles

Ultra-processed foods - high in sugar, fat and salt - make up the majority of packaged foods available in New Zealand supermarkets…

Plenty of love on a plate at Food Show
Plenty of love on a plate at Food Show

A dairy-free yoghurt created by a group of innovative high schoolers is among the many artisanal delights…

Do Aucklanders really love coffee?

A new survey shows Aucklanders are not the number one coffee connoisseurs some might assume.

In today's Viva: For the kids

Viva managing editor Amanda Linnell shares highlights from today's Viva magazine. Follow her hyperlinks below and be informed…

Eight drinks then drive - okay in Italy

Italian drivers who drink a bottle of wine before getting behind the wheel could face a fine of just a few hundred euros…

Good food, simply cooked

Find all your favourite bits from today's Bite magazine online. Follow the hyperlinks in Jo Elwin's editor's letter and…

NZ's most trusted brands
NZ's most trusted brands

Chocolate lovers have rated one of New Zealand's oldest confectionery makers as the most trusted brand…

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Recipes

Recipe: Apple and custard tart
Recipe: Apple and custard tart

Apples are a baking favourite. This crunchy, versatile…

Recipe: Harissa and garlic flatbreads
Recipe: Harissa and garlic flatbreads

A crusty loaf of buttery garlic bread makes the perfect…

Donna Hay's sizzling steaks
Donna Hay's sizzling steaks

Try this great prosciutto and caramelised onion steak…

Hong Kong-inspired recipes
Hong Kong-inspired recipes

Being on the road is great, but it’s also a joy to…

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Recipes

Recipe: Chocolate and date custard pots
Recipe: Chocolate and date custard pots

Here we've put a new twist on this deceivingly simple…

Recipe: Parsnip, bacon and mustard hash browns
Recipe: Parsnip, bacon and mustard hash browns

Warm hash browns, lightly fried until crisp and golden…

Recipes: Celebrate Kiwi classics
Recipes: Celebrate Kiwi classics

Being on the road is great, but it’s also a joy to…

Recipe: Caramelised onion
Recipe: Caramelised onion

A jar of homemade caramelised onion is a great thing…

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